Custom page template

A custom page is a website page that has either special content or has content that needs to be arranged in a customised way (or both).  AlbanyWeb can create a custom page or template so that you do not have to repeat information or replicate the same layout over an over again.   A listing of staff members or a list of products can both benefit from a custom page template.  A different example of a custom page template is a special layout for your homepage, or a special news page.  Where required, AlbanyWeb custom page templates come with the ability to show single or multiple items, and additional navigation (like 'Previous' or 'Next' buttons) to help make it easy to move from one item to the next.

We can add a custom page to your existing AlbanyWeb website too, just ask.

Yoga with Bijam is a calm and informative website about Satyananda yoga practice, with details of classes offered by Bijam.  Each colour and element was carefully selected for its significance to Satyananda practice, including the specially designed logo of the seed with the bija (mantras) sprouting from it.  From the beginning AlbanyWeb designed this website to be an affordable customisation - in addition to all the features we offer as standard, we added a very simple members-only area.  This contains links...

Cancer Nanomedicine is another COST Action website.  For this website, the researchers were anxious to get online very quickly, and so we broke this project into three phases:

  • A simple, four-page brochure website, which contained the regulatory information required of COST Actions.
  • The public-facing parts of the website, including the final design, menu structure, news and events content types.  At this point, the customer had access to create new content and update the site.
  • The private, members only features, which...

Yoga Scotland is the official governing body for yoga in Scotland, offering class listings, training and certification for yoga instructors, as well as other activities for people interested in learning more about yoga.  Over the years, their original Wordpress website became less fit for purpose and harder to maintain, and they lacked the expertise to manage their own hosting effectively.

AlbanyWeb offered a package to update their website, incorporating an improved version of our Threads of Yoga class search database. ...

This website is a simple showcase of the services offered by a well-known practitioner of Thai massage.  The previous website was a complicated mixture of slideshows and other visual features which did not help to find the right information easily.  It was also not very easy to view on a small screen.

It was important to this client that she could update the website quickly using her phone, as she busy within the spa. 

We redesigned her website, using similar...

Adam became involved with the Murrayfield Community Council through his volunteering work, and persuaded them that they could reach out to the local community better with a modern website.  The main aim of this website was to make it very easy for members of the Council to add updates and broadcast those updates to their Facebook and Twitter pages.

An information-rich website can be hard work to navigate, and we used colours to guide visitors to different parts of the...

We were approached by children's author Hilary McKay to update her website on the retirement of her original designer.  The original website had lasted her a long time, but was now difficult to keep up to date, and not viewable on mobile devices.

We completely re-built her website to include a very visual and mobile-friendly display to show all her titles - this display can be filtered by series to make searching for specific books a little easier.

With each...

Working effectively with images is a balancing act, if you want to empower your editor to add and change images but still keep a visual impact with your website.  We have been playing with images and colour effects to enhance some of our newer websites.

Many modern themes feature very large images, often overlaid with text, or letting the text of a page float up over a large and striking image.  The visual effect of this is undeniable.  However, at AlbanyWeb we want to balance this visual effect with giving our clients flexibility, keeping our websites fast to load, and keeping them accessible.

Laying text over an image so that it is readable is a little tricky, and graphic artists employ shadows and focused de-saturation to make the text stand out.  The easiest way to do this is to cheat a little, by making the text part of the...

When her web designer retired, the artist Gaby Hahn approached AlbanyWeb to take over her existing website and give it a refreshed design, including additional copywriting to improve the copy, and extra support to manage content updates more readily.

We used our existing experience at designing a gallery space for artists, and applied this to Gaby's website, converting static image displays to slideshows controlled by thumbnail portraits.  We reduced the overall number of images on display, but added her entire...

The Rugby Family History group is a voluntary genealogy organisation, whose members specialise in the family histories of the Rugby area.  Their existing website needed a fundamental software upgrade, and they felt it was no longer a job for a volunteer.  AlbanyWeb did a website conversion from Joomla and created extra functions to help them more easily operate as a society.

Within the limited budget, AlbanyWeb focused on customised page templates to help organise and display the results of research...

Penny Weedon is an independent musician, composer and teacher, and wanted a website where she could sell her recordings and sheet music directly to the public.  She also has developed music courses for the visually impaired which are free to download.

The e-commerce website required a complex product offering - the online purchase of individual tracks, and also the ability to purchase an entire album with one click.  Sample audio is available for each track, and there is ample space...

Working effectively with images is a balancing act, if you want to empower your editor to add and change images...

Recently, Google increased the security warnings on the Chrome browser.  Chrome now generates a warning for any website without a...

One of the most useful ways to keep in touch with your audience, customers or regular readers is to send...